Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission will hold a workshop on October 30, 2015, to explore the growing use of online lead generation in various industries, including consumer lending and education.
Sacramento, California - A familiar refrain in agriculture these days is that we must achieve and sustain the capacity to feed a growing global population that is expected to reach nine billion people by 2050. How will we do that? The answers are many and varied, as are the farmers and ranchers who must find them. Our world will need to grow about 100 percent more food - no small challenge. What if 70 percent of that growth could be realized not by seeds and soils, but through the use of technology?
Vatican City - Building on yesterday’s message to the world’s mayors, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today spoke on the final day of the Vatican’s symposium on climate change and modern slavery at Casina Pio IV, home of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, and called on local leaders to “rise up” and “build bridges” to protect our planet and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
West Lafayette, Indiana - High-performance aircraft turbine engine manufacturers are facing unprecedented increases in the amount of heat that must be released in order to maintain acceptable temperatures in supersonic engines that is required for the aircraft to operate at optimum levels.
Washington, DC - More than 45 major disasters hit the United States in 2014, ranging from severe storms and flooding to tornadoes, earthquakes, mudslides and wildfires, according the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Two-thirds of those major disasters occurred from May to December.
Fresno, California - Tracy McArthur Harris, aka Trey Harris, 42, a federal inmate, was sentenced today to one year in prison to be served consecutively to his current 11-year sentence for conspiring to smuggle half an ounce of synthetic cannabinoids into Taft Correctional Institution, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.
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